PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction: 5th T20I Match Playing 11, Pitch Report and Fantasy Cricket Tips for Pakistan vs New Zealand Dream11 Team
Updated on: Apr 21, 2023 6:39 pm IST
Pakistan lock horns against New Zealand in the 5th match of the five match T20I Series at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on 24th April, Monday at 9:30 PM IST.
Pakistan were favourites to the win the 4th T20I and they were doing good until that hailstorm arrived and abandoned the game. Imad Wasim was tidy in his spell, he snared three wickets for just 19 runs. Haris Rauf and Shaheen Shah Afridi are the two to pick up a wicket a piece.
New Zealand did lose quick wickets but Chad Bowes and Mark Chapman put up a partnership to take them out of the trouble. Chad Bowes was snared by Shaheen Shah Afridi. Mark Chapman and Rachin Ravindra took the responsibility to power their team to a big total but then the rain had the final say and the game got abandoned.
PAK vs NZ Dream11 Team Prediction for Today Match
Pakistan vs New Zealand, 5th T20I
24th April, 9:30 PM IST
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium
The 5th match of the five match T20I series between Pakistan and New Zealand at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium on 24th March at 9:30 PM IST.
Where to Watch PAK vs NZ Live?
The T20I series will live stream on Sony Sports Channel and Sony Liv website in India.
Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium Pitch Report
The pitch in Rawalpindi is a belter of wicket to bat. While there’s plenty for the batters, the pacers will get some assistance at the start with the swing on offer. The spinners will come into play as the game progresses. Average first innings score on this track is 170.
The last game showed that the spinners will be effective as Imad Wasim picked up three wickets and the pacers 2 wickets before the rain interrupted.
Team Form Guide:
PAK (recent first): NR L W W W
NZ (recent first): NR W L L W
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PAK Playing 11
- Mohammad Rizwan (WK)
- Babar Azam (C)
- Fakhar Zaman
- Saim Ayub
- Shadab Khan
- Iftikhar Ahmed
- Faheem Ashraf
- Imad Wasim
- Haris Rauf
- Naseem Shah
- Shaheen Shah Afridi
- Pakistan are still firm favourites to win the T20I series. They have the full strength to take the last game.
- Pakistan were on their way to restrict New Zealand and chased down the total before the hailstorm started and abandoned the game.
- Imad Wasim impressed with a three-for in the rain curtailed game.
Babar Azam vs New Zealand in T20I
Babar Azam as expected is back amongst the runs. Babar hit a sublime hundred against New Zealand in the second T20I. Babar will look to make the most of this series to get back to form as well.
|Last 5 performances in T20I||T20I Matches, Runs & Average against New Zealand||T20I Runs & Average in Pakistan||T20I performances at Rawalpindi||Captain or Vice captain choice|
|1, 101, 9, 42, 64, 73||15 Runs, 523 Runs & 47.54 Average||1217 Runs & 48.68 Average||DNB, DNB, 51, 82||✅|
Haris Rauf vs New Zealand in T20I
Haris Rauf is highly regarded in that bowling line-up. Rauf was sensational in the last two games, picking up 10 wickets so far. Rauf’s pace variations is the key to his success be it in the powerplay or at the death.
|Last 5 performances in T20I||T20I Matches, Wickets against New Zealand||T20I Wickets in Pakistan||T20I performances at Rawalpindi||Captain or Vice captain choice|
|1-35, 2-31, 4-27, 4-18, 0-49||11 Matches, 27 wickets & 7.54 Economy||33 wickets & 8.19 Economy||1-35, 1-38, 3-31, 2-25||✅|
NZ Playing 11
- Tom Latham (C)(WK)
- Chad Bowes
- Will Young
- Daryl Mitchell
- Mark Chapman
- Rachin Ravindra
- Adam Milne
- Matt Henry
- Ish Sodhi
- Cole McConchie
- Henry Shipley
- After a great performance in the 3rd T20I, New Zealand were backing themselves to square the series but the rain had other ideas.
- Chad Bowes impressed with a quick fire fifty that included 7 boundaries and a maximum.
- Mark Chapman with yet another brilliant score in that last game showing that he should be part of the New Zealand scheme of things in future.
Tom Latham vs Pakistan in T20I
Tom Latham has been amongst the runs for his side in all formats of the cricket game. Latham’s experience and him leading the side from the front will be crucial in this T20I series.
|Last 5 performances in T20I||T20I Runs against Pakistan||T20I Runs & Average in Pakistan||T20I performances at Rawalpindi||Captain or Vice captain choice|
|13, 64, 19, 20, 31||5 Matches, 142 Runs & 28.40 Average||116 Runs & 29.00 Average||13 (played only one match)||✅|
Mark Chapman vs Pakistan in T20I
Mark Chapman has been making significant contribution in that struggling New Zealand batting line-up. Chapman was once again impressive in the fourth T20I with a brilliant 71.
|Last 5 performances in T20I||T20I Runs & Average against Pakistan||T20I Runs & Average in Pakistan||T20I performances at Rawalpindi||Captain or Vice captain choice|
|71*, 16, 65, 34, 15||9 Matches, 279 Runs & 55.80 Average||186 Runs & 186 Average||71* (played only one match)||✅|
Who will win Pakistan vs New Zealand match?
- Pakistan are expected to win this game and the take the series 3-1.
- Out of the 32 T20I matches played between these two teams, Pakistan have won 19 times, while New Zealand have won 12 games. One game abandoned due to rain.
- Pakistan in recent times again New Zealand have won six times of the eight games they’ve played
- New Zealand have improved a lot from where they started and how they are performing in the series. It’s going to be a task cut out for the hosts to win the series.
According to the Pakistan vs New Zealand today match prediction, Pakistan are expected to take the series 3-1 and win this PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction.
PAK vs NZ Dream11 Prediction
Wicket-Keepers: Mohammad Rizwan, Tom Latham
Batters: Babar Azam, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mark Chapman
All-rounders: Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Jimmy Neesham
Bowlers: Shaheen Shah Afridi, Adam Milne, Haris Rauf
PAK vs NZ Dream11 Captain and Vice-Captain
For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Haris Rauf, Tom Latham
For Grand League: Babar Azam, Mark Chapman
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